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New ad buys in Senate race

...permitting bill he supported while state Natural Resources commissioner. The bill, HB77, was cast by Gov. Sean Parnell's administration as part of a broader effort to improve the state's permitting process. But critics said it would have given...
My Turn: Pure politics in the Alaska retirement systems a coordinated venture.Of course, the amount given away under SB21 could pay for the unfunded liability Parnell's administration has greatly increased, without tapping the state's savings accounts.Exxon, Conoco-Philips, and BP...
Juneau Chamber talks commerce climate in the oil and gas industry under the new oil tax system - referred to by Republican Gov. Sean Parnell's administration as the More Alaska Production Act, but more commonly known as SB21.While saying she was "not going to get...
Alaska Editorial: Democrats never let good news go to waste

...time would be measured in milliseconds between such an announcement and the Democrat press release accusing Parnell's administration of cooking the books to make his tax policy look better.That's the box the Democrats have put themselves...
Analysis: Pension problems, proposals

...which is projected to be one of annual revenue shortfalls, there is a growing concern in Republican Gov. Sean Parnell's administration and the halls of the Capitol. The state's payments on a retirement plan that stopped taking new members in...
State | Local | AK legislature
Senate Finance advances budget bill

...included - for the proposed Susitna-Watana hydro project, despite a request for reconsideration by Gov. Sean Parnell's administration. Meyer has said the focus has been on pursuing a gas-line project and that there were some concerns that...
State | AK legislature
Companies express support for gasline bill

...before the end of session, and questions continue about the role of TransCanada.Officials with Gov. Sean Parnell's administration say the proposed arrangement with TransCanada is a way for the state to not have to bear as much in upfront...
State | AK legislature
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014

...The state last year proposed a plan aimed at determining the refuge's oil and gas potential. Gov. Sean Parnell's administration argued under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, the Interior Secretary must approve an exploration...
State | AK legislature
Legislature ponders buying one quarter of gas pipeline

...setting the state's participation in the project at 25 percent.SB138 was introduced by Republican Gov. Sean Parnell's administration and was developed from a pair of agreements with private companies slated to work with the state to develop...
State | AK legislature
Bill would cut Alaska ferry workers' salaries

...cost-of-living adjustments have traditionally been discussed in bargaining.Goldrich said he worries Gov. Sean Parnell's administration is using the bill as leverage. The way the bill is written, it would go into effect immediately after being...
State | AK legislature


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